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Fort Ord Issues & Actions:

Monterey Downs

The Monterey Downs and Horse Park components of the proposed project includes the following: a 225,000 square foot horse training facility that would be comprised of a track and stabling area, ancillary buildings, and a 6,500 seat sports arena and grandstand; a 330,000 square-foot commercial center; a 15,000 square-foot horse park that would be comprised of a visitors center, office space, veterinary clinic, and horse stables; two affordable extended stay hotels with a total of 256 units; 1,280 residential units ranging from apartments to single family residential homes; a 100,000 square foot office park; a 200-room (100,000 square foot) hotel; a 5,000 square foot tennis and swim club; a 73-acre habitat preservation area; and 74 acres dedicated to open space and parks and infrastructure.

LandWatch Position: Opposes the Project

Project Status: Approvals Recinded, Project Dead


Quick Facts

Project Status

Project Location Map

Project Location Map
The proposed Monterey Downs project would be annexed into the City of Seaside and includes portions of the former Fort Ord Military Base.


Full Size Map (229K PDF file)

Map Credit: City of Seaside

Project Plan Map
The proposed Monterey Downs project and development layout.


Full Size Map (2M PDF file)

Map Credit: Monterey Downs, LLC presentation

Overall-South
The proposed Monterey Downs project in relationship to existing communities and the City of Marina.


Full Size Map (K JPEG file)

Map Credit: Jared Ikeda, LandWatch Monterey County

Overall-Northeast
The proposed Monterey Downs project looking northeast with Parker Flats, Gigling, and General Jim Moore Blvd. in context.


Full Size Map (154K JPEG file)

Map Credit: Jared Ikeda, LandWatch Monterey County

Overall-Southeast
The proposed Monterey Downs project looking southeast with Parker Flats Cutoff and the proposed Eastside Parkway in context.


Full Size Map (148K JPEG file)

Map Credit: Jared Ikeda, LandWatch Monterey County

Overall-Closeup
The proposed Monterey Downs project close up.  The sports arena, housing, proposed roads, commercial area and overall layout are shown.


Full Size Map (140K JPEG file)

Map Credit: Jared Ikeda, LandWatch Monterey County

Resources At Risk

LandWatch Involvement

LandWatch engages in the public process in a variety of ways. For this project, here is a list of our engagement strategies.

Project History


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